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Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By Jsherman
Day 1 - Aug 3, 2013

TAT 2013 - Day 1 - August 3, 2013

Official start and man were we hyped. Woke up at the lodge at Tellico and got the bikes ready (ok, we had them ready the night before). Pulled them out of the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By Jsherman
A couple of items of note for the trip: ...

A couple of items of note for the trip:


1. We had intended on camping more - in the end, we camped once and stayed in hotels for the remainder of the trip


2. We utilized SENA SM5's for...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By Jsherman
Day 0 - Aug 1-2, 2013

Aug 1-2, 2013 - Day Zero (pre-tat)

Five star was on a plane from OH due to some business commitments. Luigi and I got back the day prior from a different business trip. Luigi and I left work...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By Jsherman
Trailering up on Friday! TAT starts Saturday! ...

Trailering up on Friday! TAT starts Saturday! Of course, I have a business trip to NY first. But that will make this week go by that much faster.

We installed some foot peg extenders on luigi's...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By Jsherman
Spot Activated and Trip Created on Spotwalla. ...

Spot Activated and Trip Created on Spotwalla.


https://spotwalla.com/tripViewer.php?id=751951e89706e64f7 (https://spotwalla.com/tripViewer.php?id=751951e89706e64f7)

I'll put it in my...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By Jsherman
Thank you sir! I will add you on my contact list...

Thank you sir! I will add you on my contact list and throw a waypoint on the GPS.
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By Jsherman
I'm looking forward to it as well! We'll have...

I'm looking forward to it as well! We'll have two gopro's running and we're equipping the third guy with gopro attachment base so we can move them around and get different views.
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By Jsherman
A week away from the drive up to Tellico. I've...

A week away from the drive up to Tellico. I've been traveling for work non-stop for the last three weeks. Only time I've had to work on the bike is the weekend...but I'm ready. Luigi sends me an...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 103,571
Posted By Jsherman
Thanks for the detailed ride report. Congrats!!

Thanks for the detailed ride report. Congrats!!
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By Jsherman
Question: Where in Tellico do you suggest we...

Question: Where in Tellico do you suggest we leave our Truck / Trailer?

(we're trailering three bikes from Tampa to Tellico)

Thanks,
J
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By Jsherman
For the most part, the bike is packed. ...

For the most part, the bike is packed. Technology and the associated cables/wires/chargers are really all that remain. I've weighed each bag and the trunk. All-in-all, I feel I have too much...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By Jsherman
The tires I have (had of this morning) are shinko...

The tires I have (had of this morning) are shinko or something like that (50/50's). Not bad at all. I took them on some sandy Florida trails and they performed decently for 50/50's.

<IFRAME...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By Jsherman
Thanks, we're pretty excited!!

Thanks, we're pretty excited!!
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By Jsherman
Final maintenance before the trip is...

Final maintenance before the trip is tomorrow...number of things on the list that will occur. But I'm most excited about putting some new tires!
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By Jsherman
Continued preparations.. 1. Spot allocated...

Continued preparations..

1. Spot allocated and activated.
2. Inventoried the trunk. (inventory below - I wouldn't mind some feedback on it)
3. This has been done a while, but here are some high...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By Jsherman
Yeah, quickie. This is really a test run. Next...

Yeah, quickie. This is really a test run. Next year will be the Full Monty.

Despite the short trip, we are all still pretty excited. Luigi said it best, "I just don't know what to expect. That...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By Jsherman
2013 - Eastern TAT - Old Dawgs, New Tricks

Thanks to advrider.com, two old dawgs and I are headed to the TAT within the next 15 days. We will be utilizing Sam’s GPS tracks to route our way through TN, MS, and AR. At which point, we’ll turn...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 103,571
Posted By Jsherman
Thanks! Wen you two gonna talk gear? Also...

Thanks! Wen you two gonna talk gear? Also interested in what came, what didn't, etc.
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 103,571
Posted By Jsherman
Kirkster, tell me about the orange, plugged...

Kirkster, tell me about the orange, plugged adapter I see here in this picture. Looks water proof and looks heavy duty. Assume it is going to something in the bag to keep things charged.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,747
Posted By Jsherman
Interesting turn of events. Enjoyed it. ...

Interesting turn of events. Enjoyed it.

Unsubscribed!

Out!
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 103,571
Posted By Jsherman
Gents - been meaning to ask you, what are you...

Gents - been meaning to ask you, what are you using to setup your videos for posting while riding? I plan on taking my small acer netbook - not a lot of processing power, so videos may not be able...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 103,571
Posted By Jsherman
Love it!!

Love it!!
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 103,571
Posted By Jsherman
The missing sign above: SLOW ALIEN XING

The missing sign above:
SLOW ALIEN XING
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 103,571
Posted By Jsherman
Been following you all since the first post. ...

Been following you all since the first post. Thank you...my start is August 3rd. Only doing first three states, but you have provided great insight to the journey!
Forum: Americas 06-28-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Jsherman
Well...from what I can tell. Mid to late July...

Well...from what I can tell. Mid to late July is a good start. Or even early August is probably better.

I have seen starts as early as may and they end up with lots of closed passes because of...
Forum: Americas 06-28-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Jsherman
Hah Nice! assume that was in the military. As a...

Hah Nice! assume that was in the military. As a fellow veteran (92-96), appreciate your service.
Forum: Americas 06-28-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Jsherman
i figured as much...

i figured as much...
Forum: Americas 06-28-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Jsherman
tat - august - quick question

first time going on an adventure like this. i have both the klim baja and the klim traverse pants. what are your thoughts on which i should take for this little adventure.

only hitting the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 103,571
Posted By Jsherman
interested in the response to the "in-shape" part...

interested in the response to the "in-shape" part of this question. i've already locked in a personal trainer for sessions twice a week. with a focus on building up endurance, strength, and...
Forum: Americas 06-23-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By Jsherman
Thanks Stuntheavy. Btw, enjoyed reading...

Thanks Stuntheavy. Btw, enjoyed reading financial suicide. Kudos to you for doing it..
Forum: Americas 06-22-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By Jsherman
I am fully aware of the state's laws as it...

I am fully aware of the state's laws as it relates to reciprocity with Florida.

And if you don't have one in the chamber, you may as well carry a rock.

Thanks for the replies, very much...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 103,571
Posted By Jsherman
Thanks ESP41 - that is what i figured. i don't...

Thanks ESP41 - that is what i figured. i don't see my group really using comms so i'm a little more concerned. I may take the gps points that i bought from the tat site and convert to a route for...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 103,571
Posted By Jsherman
I think I just read in another thread that you...

I think I just read in another thread that you all are running the tat with just the GPS tracks from Sam? Meaning, no maps/roll charts from Sam with additional locational info.

I will be running...
Forum: Americas 06-21-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By Jsherman
Thank you for the quick answers. I was pretty...

Thank you for the quick answers. I was pretty sure cell coverage was going to be ok and after doing a little more research, it seems the tank bag is the most appropriate place to carry. (don't want...
Forum: Americas 06-21-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By Jsherman
TAT Prep - TN, MS, AR - questions

couple friends and i are going to take a quick jaunt up to TN to start a three state tour of the TAT. (next year is the end to end)

but i have a few questions that i can't seem to find answers...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 103,571
Posted By Jsherman
Great timing! I am prepping for an August run of...

Great timing! I am prepping for an August run of TN, MS, and AR...in!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 280,140
Posted By Jsherman
It was great riding! The wife and I thoroughly...

It was great riding! The wife and I thoroughly enjoyed it!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2012, 01:23 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 280,140
Posted By Jsherman
Not entirely cool...but it was my first time on...

Not entirely cool...but it was my first time on the dragon...we have full luggage on board and 2up
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-GtaVKLzu0vg/UFD0JLLKC_I/AAAAAAAAAM4/KzqMd2Jv3P8/s1600/223296.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 33,183
Views: 8,094,637
Posted By Jsherman
First ride...

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-GtaVKLzu0vg/UFD0JLLKC_I/AAAAAAAAAM4/KzqMd2Jv3P8/s1600/223296.jpg
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 10-02-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 1,424
Sticky: Tet
Views: 134,564
Posted By Jsherman
Documents received. Thanks, J

Documents received.

Thanks,
J
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